BBC launches Internet TV service

On Friday, the BBC launched its online television service iPlayer, which allows viewers to download programs from the previous seven days. BBC head Mark Thompson described the launch as big a milestone as the arrival of color TV. UK online TV services are forecast to "explode."

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Greg Jarboe is president of SEO-PR, which provides search engine optimization, public relations, video marketing, and social media marketing services. He's the author of "YouTube and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day," a faculty member at Rutgers University and Market Motive, as well as a frequent speaker at SES conferences.